Dentist in Tucson - Family and Cosmetic Dentistry - Mel Dixon, DDS
Listed as one of Arizona's top dentists by Consumer's Research Counsel of America, Dr. Mel Dixon has over 20 years of clinical and technical expertise. He was born in Washington D.C. while his father , Dr. Dixon Sr., attended dental school. Upon graduation they returned to Tucson where he grew up. From there Dr. Mel Dixon received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry. He completed a general practice residency at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City. There he received extensive training in oral surgery, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, pediatric, and cosmetic dentistry. He has since completed many advanced continuing education programs and is quite diversified in the field of dentistry. Dr. Dixon was a Major in the United States Air Force Reserves and served in Operation Desert Storm. He and his team take pride in creating beautiful, healthy, and natural looking smiles. Their gentle approach to dental wellness makes patients feel relaxed and comfortable. Dr. Dixon takes special pride in his team. They emphasize comprehensive preventative dentistry.
Dr. Dixon is a certified Lumineers Dentist. The many testimonials provided by his patients bare witness to the wonderful nature of the service he and his team provide. Volunteering extensively throughout his career, Dr. Dixon just recently returned from Guatemala with the St. Michael's Project, and is now a participating Dentist in the Smile Train volunteer program. Dr. Dixon also treats children in the Tucson Unified School District's Greyline Program, a local program designed to help school age children get back to dental health who otherwise could not afford to do so. He is on the Advisory Board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Most recently he was awarded the 2013 Arizona Vanguard Award, a recognition of his outstanding and unwavering community service in health and wellness. Dr. Dixon is an active member of the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association, Southern Arizona Dental Society, and Tucson Cosmetic Dental Study Club.